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ICESSD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Ecotourism, Sustainability and Sustainable Development

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICESSD

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICESSD 2017: 19th International Conference on Ecotourism, Sustainability and Sustainable Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Ecotourism, Sustainability and Sustainable Development. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Ecotourism, Sustainability and Sustainable Development.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Ecotourism, Sustainability and Sustainable Development are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICESSD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Ecotourism, Sustainability and Sustainable Development. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Designing for Experience-Based Tourism: A Virtual Tour in Tehran
Maryam Khalili, Fateme Ghanei
2) A Systematic Literature Review on Changing Customer Requirements for Sustainable Design over Time
Lara F. Horani
3) Environmental Science: A Proposal for Constructing New Knowledge for Ecotourism Itineraries
Veruska C. Dutra, Mary L. G. S. Senna
4) The Ecological Footprint of Tourism in Jalapão/TO/Brazil
Mary L. G. S. Senna, Afonso R. Aquino
5) Quality of Life of the Beneficiaries of the Government’s Bolsa Família Program: A Case Study in Mateiros/TO/Brazil
Mary L. G. S. Senna, Afonso R. Aquino, Veruska C. Dutra, Carlos H. C. Tolentino
6) Media Facades Utilization for Sustainable Tourism Promotion in Historic Places: Case Study of the Walled City of Famagusta, North Cyprus
Nikou Javadi, Uğur Dağlı
7) CO2 Emission and Cost Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Frame Designed by Performance Based Design Approach
Jin Woo Hwang, Byung Kwan Oh, Yousok Kim, Hyo Seon Park
8) A Sustainable Design Model by Integrated Evaluation of Closed-loop Design and Supply Chain Using a Mathematical Model
Yuan-Jye Tseng, Yi-Shiuan Chen
9) A Model of Sustainability in the Accommodation Sector
L. S. Zavodna, J. Zavodny Pospisil
10) Ecolodging as an Answer for Sustainable Development and Successful Resource Management: The Case of North West Coast in Alexandria
I. Elrouby
11) An Integrated Planning Framework for Sustainable Tourism: Case Study of Tunisia
S. Halioui, I. Arikan, M. Schmidt
12) Methodologies for Management of Sustainable Tourism: A Case Study in Jalapão/Tocantins/Brazil
Mary L. G. S. Senna, Veruska C. Dutra, Afonso R. Aquino
13) Sustainable Tourism and Heritage in Sigacık/Seferihisar
Sibel Ecemiş Kiliç, Muhammed Aydoğan
14) Financial Problems Met in the Tourism Sector in Turkey: A Survey on the Tourism Businesses
Raif Parlakkaya, Huseyin Cetin, Halil Akmese, Mesut Murat Adabali
15) Sustainable Tourism Development: Assessment of Egyptian Sustainable Resorts
Riham A. Ragheb

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